Today was one of those beautiful Cape Saturdays that was jam packed with activity. We started the morning off with a Trip to Walmart, sure not a major activity but it is a stressful endeavor whenever we go on the Cape. Actually it wasn’t too bad, we were in and out and while we were there I was able to pick up 11 We Reward points. What is We Reward? It is a program from IZEA that you can use to check in on Foursquare, Facebook and Twitter all while earning a little bit of cash.
|The afternoon brought with it a trip to the beach where we played in the water and then I dug a hole for Eva to play in. While I was lounging at the beach I finished reading Jim Kukral’s book Attention! This Book Will Make You Money: How to Use Attention-Getting Online Marketing to Increase Your Revenue (Aff Link). Now that I am done with the first reading I’m going to go back over the book with a fine toothed comb and make notes and apply these attention getting tactics. The book is a great read and tomorrow night Daniel M. Clark and I are going to host Jim as a guest on Geek Dads Weekly so he can talk more about the book. I hope that he has some ideas for us as far as the podcast because it is a good show and needs to gather a wider audience.||
After the beach Allison, Eva and I went to Cape Cod Kayak for a trip. My friend Kim runs this great shop over off Scraggy Neck Road and 28a across from Somerset Creamery. I was happy to see the place was hopping. I brought Kim over her very own XShot Kayak Mount and an Xshot so that she could set up a Kayak Camera rig like the one I am using.
We headed for a trip around Basset’s Island but when we got to the launch site it was really very windy. With some inexperienced paddlers that makes for a none to fun trip. Luckily there are alternatives and we were able to drive a little ways down the road to the Pocasset River. This was much better because the paddle would be in calm water and we’d be able to take a leisurely paddle. Allison paddled with Eva in the tandem kayak and I used my own so that I could film our trip. I used my KODAK Playsport cameras and my XShot Kayak Mounts. I really like the rig and am anxious to see all the footage that I shot. I shot a lot of it, too. So that will be coming soon.
I did give my camera to one of the other paddlers and he got this nice shot of the family as we paddled together.
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After the paddle we headed over to the Courtyard Restaurant for a nice dinner.
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